IoT Agenda:

WannaCry


October 2, 2019  4:57 PM

Medical IoT devices lead to patient safety concerns

Leon Lerman Profile: Leon Lerman
cyber-attacks, healthcare IoT, Hospitality technology, IoT cybersecurity, iot security, patient safety, Ransomware, WannaCry, wireless medical devices

With the recent publicized ransomware and cyberattacks, medical device security has become a hot topic in the boardroom. Senior management is not only concerned about sensitive patient data being leaked. Patient safety is now also at risk.

The organizational challenges of securing medical...

September 7, 2018  12:45 PM

The unlikelihood of ‘IoT, secure by design,’ and what we can do about it

Alec Rooney Profile: Alec Rooney
Automatic Updates, Botnet, DYN, Internet of Things, iot, IoT devices, iot security, Network security, Passwords, patch, patching, Regulations, Updates, vulnerabilities, WannaCry

The concept "secure by design" focuses on a number of recommendations to make IoT devices more secure. The most important of these recommendations is an ability for the user to update the firmware on these devices. Unfortunately, this recommendation does not go far enough, as evidenced by user...


August 1, 2017  11:15 AM

Mirai and Amnesia: Early lessons in attacks against IoT, part one

Christopher Budd Profile: Christopher Budd
Botnet, cybersecurity, DDOS, Internet of Things, iot, security in IOT, WannaCry

Since the early days of the internet of things, those of us who work in the world of vulnerabilities and threats have been warning about the risks associated with IoT. When the


May 31, 2017  3:06 PM

Botnets, ransomware and IoT viruses: Do they make you WannaCry?

Josh Garrett Profile: Josh Garrett
Botnet, botnets, DDOS, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, Ransomware, Security, security in IOT, WannaCry

The recent WannaCry computer virus may have been an eye-opener for many, but we shouldn't be surprised. It certainly wasn't the first virus of this magnitude, and it won't be the...


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